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10 Things to do June 16-18, 2017
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10 Things to Do this Weekend: June 16th-18th

It is Father's Day Weekend! Get out with Dad and celebrate. We have parades, movies, festivals, a star from TV back in the 50's, events for Dads and much more...

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Courtesy Ron Vance
Courtesy Ron Vance
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Enjoy A Grand Rapids Blast From the Past at the Pantlind Hotel

Here is a good look back in time to a big hotel in Grand Rapids. It was THE hotel, too, a show piece and very fancy for it's time. It was the Pantlind, known today as.....The Amway Grand Plaza.

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How About Some Fun for New Year’s Eve in West Michigan?

Christmas is almost hear and there is still so much to do. But, let's not forget the New Year follows close behind. Whether you chose to quietly ring in the new year, or blow it out, here are some ideas for you that the West Michigan Tourist Association has put together.

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Women's Resource Center
Women's Resource Center
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Women’s Resource Center Pillar Award Winners Announced

Women's Resource Center just announced the winners of the 2016 Pillar Awards. The award goes to employers who are empowering the women in their workplace through progressive and inclusive practices to improve the recruitment, retention and advancement of working women.

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Celebrity Chefs Light Up The Strip At Vegas Uncork'd By Bon Appetit's Grand Tasting At Caesars Palace
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Eat Dinner with Wolfgang Puck in Grand Rapids

Are you a big fan of celebrity chef Wolfang Puck? Well, he's coming to Grand Rapids and you can eat dinner with him Thursday, November 5 at The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck inside the Amway Grand Plaza!

Come meet the world’s first celebrity chef, Wolfgang Puck, synonymous with the best in hospitality and the culinary arts. He brought his newest restaurants and signature cuisine to Grand Rapids, and is hosting an exclusive event at The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck on Thursday, November 5th. 

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Photo Courtesy of Cygnus27
Photo Courtesy of Cygnus27
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Cygnus27 Unveils New Menu to Create A Latin-Inspired Dining Experience in Grand Rapids

Cygnus27, Grand Rapids’ AAA Four-Diamond restaurant, has introduced a new Latin American-inspired menu offering an approachable dining experience for locals and visitors alike.

Rising culinary star Chef de Cuisine Tim Moreno took inspiration from his heritage to create the new menu which highlights a wide variety of Latin flavors and dishes from Spain, Mexico, and South America.

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Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
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Cream Puffs and Donuts Win As Sweetest at Dessert Wars 2015 [Video/Photos]

They came. They saw. They ate.

And it was sweetness they found to sate their sweet appetites and put on their plates -- and cupcake tins, cake boxes and Tupperware containers -- for the third annual Dessert Wars, presented by Channel 95.7 and Hobart Corp. at the Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday night .

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Serhiy Zavalnyuk/ThinkStock
Serhiy Zavalnyuk/ThinkStock
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Dishing Out All of Dessert Wars’ Goodness

Dessert Wars is tonight!

It runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Get your tickets at the door!

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New Holland Brewing Co.
New Holland Brewing Co.
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New Holland Brewing Co. Pours It On for Dessert Wars [Audio]

New Holland Brewing Co. is pouring it on for Dessert Wars.

The Holland-based craft brewer, distiller and restaurant is pouring up a sweet alcohol-infused mix for Dessert Wars 2015 on Thursday night at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Fred Bueltmann, New Holland Brewing's beervangelist and vice president of brand and lifestyle and a co-owner, tipped back on some desserty gin and beer topics Thursday morning with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

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Angela Paasche/Channel 95.7
Angela Paasche/Channel 95.7
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Cygnus 27 Frushis Up for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Cygnus 27 is coming down again for Dessert Wars, literally.

The Latin influenced-cuisine restaurant, located on the glass-towered 27th floor of the Amway Grand Plaza hotel, returns for Dessert Wars 2015 on Thursday night at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Chef Doug and Lead Baker Lisa brought in some Cyngus 27-prepared frushi (fruit sushi) samples and dished on Dessert Wars with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

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The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot
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The Melting Pot of Grand Rapids Says Can Do on Fondue for Dessert Wars [Audio]

The Melting Pot of Grand Rapids is definitely can do on its fondue for Dessert Wars.

Kayla Redding and Callie Hooker, both managers at the Melting Pot of Grand Rapids, stopped by Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis", firing up some fondues with some pyrotechnics.

The drop in was for Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Angela Paasche/Channel 95.7
Angela Paasche/Channel 95.7
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Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery Getting Its Donuts On for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery is baking up a half-dozen varieties of donuts to serve up for Dessert Wars.

Karey Robinette, the manager for the family-owned Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery, stopped by Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis" on Wednesday morning.

Her visit was tied to Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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